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... the weather does.
We might cab into the town here and try and buy some more data minutes on our Verizon phone apparently they won't add them over the phone or Internet because we have a Canadian AMEx so we are at the mercy of the old slow marina Internet.
We decided to get an early start for Newport they have a Verizon store so we will deal with the cards on Saturday.
What at a day there ...
... and looking at all the beautiful handmade Portuguese art and craft work at the Loginha Shop.
We will miss our language lessons from Marcela. We learned enough of the Portuguese language to just begin to understand some of the nuances of its strange (to us) sounds, the intensity and flair with which it is spoken, and even begin to understand and speak “um pouco” words in Portuguese, a language now perhaps a little less strange ...
... be a good investment. But it put me overweight.
The solution it turns out is easy ... buy a carry-on size duffel bag and put your day pack and other weighty items into this bag. When you get to your destination you can stow it or fill it with touristy things. Genius!
I leave in about an hour. Just have one last thing to buy. I might actually be ready early!
... believe I'm actually here!" But I'm not saying a thing, which is unlike me. Bloody jet lag is making my mind all cloudy. Hopefully he doesn't get sick of me bumming off him and say "Sarah, I think you should spend the rest of your time in New York staying somewhere else". That would suck. Accommodation in New York is notorious for being one of the most expensive places to stay in the world and for chronic problems with bed ...
... and pick up local sim cards or do some fancy pay-as-you-go. Too much effort!
Tablets: (For the purposes of this discussion, tablets and eReaders (the latest generation) are the same thing.)
When push comes to shove I don't really need a hugely power tablet so the iPad is out. Plus they are huge targets for thieves, pretty heavy and bulky (can't read with one hand!!). So that leaves smaller tablets and eReaders.